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University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive

Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of audio and video recordings of the department’s famed concerts and also of lectures by legendary scholars and performers, ranging from Mantle Hood to Ravi Shankar to Dizzy Gillespie. In addition to preservation and access, the Archive offers a wide range of research, outreach, and educational services. From international scholars to local community members and UCLA students and faculty, the Archive is recognized locally and internationally as an important center of ethnomusicological research and discovery.

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UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive
1630 Schoenberg Music Building
Los Angeles, California 90095-1657
Telephone: (310) 825-1695
Fax: (310) 206-4738
Email: Archive@arts.ucla.edu
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by Ward, Jim
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Description : "Observes the activities of students and faculty at the UCLA Institute of Ethnomusicology, where a basis for international understanding is sought through cross-cultural studies in music and dance. Shows four of the Institute’s 15 performance study groups with students and faculty playing music of Java, Bali, Thailand and Africa on authentic native instruments. The Institute is unique in offering such practical training in the performance of non-Western music. Also shows...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnomusicology--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--Los Angeles,...
Additional Title : Promotional video Description : Performance ensembles and guest lectures, UCLA Ethnomusicology, 1997. Music and Dance of Bali -- Music and Dance of Japan -- Music of Korea -- Music and Dance of the Near East -- Music and Dance of Ghana -- Afro-Cuban Ensemble -- African American Music Ensemble -- "Strings and Soul" with Kenny Burrell, Shujaat Khan, Jihad Racy -- Music of the Balkans -- Francis Bebey -- Herbie Hancock. Collection Guide : UCLA Department of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnomusicology--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--Los Angeles,...
Additional Title : Washington Correspondent, Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis at Ellis Island (club) on the Sunset Strip, Hollywood, California, 1967. The Don Ellis Band plays "In a Turkish Bath" in celebration of the release of "Electric Bath." Ray Neapolitan is on sitar for "In a Turkish Bath." Opening sequence shows the Sunset Strip and includes the following famous clubs: Dino's Lounge, Sneeky Pete's, The Galaxy, The Whisky, Shelly's Manne Hole, and Ellis...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don
Description : Talk by Distinguished Professor of Ethnomusicology, Anthony Seeger on Seegers and UCLA for Las Damas alumni group. Source : 1 Tape of 1: MiniDV Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 2099 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Musicologists--California--Los Angeles,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Lipscomb, Scott David, 1959-; Horner, James
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Note : Color shifts occur throughout the early part of the tape. Description : Scott Lipscomb and James Horner guest lecture in Ethnomusicology 115, Professor Steve Loza, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection Call Number : Collection 2002.01 Item 140 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Motion picture music, Lipscomb, Scott...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Hackford, Taylor, 1945-; Harrison, George, 1943-2001
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Description : Harrison interview taped in Los Angeles, California. Concert Sequences Taped at the Royal Albert Hall, London, England. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Rights : Rights are owned by KCET, Community Television of Southern California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--India, Shankar, Ravi, 1920-2012, Ellis, Don
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Gleason, Ralph J.; Slate, Lane
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Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Highlights of the 10th annual Monterey (California) Jazz Festival, held in 1967. Artists include Illinois Jacquet, Ray Nance, Svend Asmussen, Jean-Luc Ponty, Dizzy Gillespie, the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the Don Ellis Orchestra. Jimmy Lyons, host. Produced by Ralph J. Gleason, Lane Slate; Directed by Richard Moore. N.E.T. Festival was a PBS television program. The acclaimed series covered the arts, featuring stage...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Jazz festivals--California, Jacquet, Illinois, Nance, Ray,...
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Note : Picture is distorted due to deterioration of original tape. Beginning of performance is missing - the original tape was not digitized due to oxide shedding. Description :The Don Ellis Band performs at Chapman College, Orange, California, May 1974. The Don Ellis Band: Don Ellis, trumpet, drums; Sam Falzone, alto saxophone; Gary Herbig, baritone saxophone; Gil Rathel, trumpet; Bill Stapleton, trumpet; Sidney Muldrow, French horn; Curt Berg, trombone; Ed Welter, tuba; Bill Mays, piano; John...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don
Description :Don Ellis at the San Francisco Museum of Art. The Don Ellis Orchestra performs "New Horizons," "Open Beauty," "Turkish Bath", "Concerto for Trumpet" and "Indian Lady." Production made for television in June 1968, never broadcast. Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videocassette Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Description : Pabasa ng Pasyon (Reading of the Passion) by the Loma Lane-Doublegrove Block Rosary Group (Baldwin Park, California). Call Number : 2003.05-105; 2003.05-106; 2003.05-107; 2003.05-108; 2003.05-109; 2003.05-110 Collection Guide : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA) Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: DAT
Note : Overlapping content between parts 1 and 2; 2 and 3. Description : Traditional music of native Northwest California: brush dance, feather dance, and gambling songs. Discussion and performances by Loren Bommelyn (Tolowa), Aileen Figueroa (Yurok), Joy Sundberg (Yurok) and Charlotte Heth (Cherokee). Recorded at the UCLA Media Engineering Center on May 23, 1977, during the class session of UCLA Music 153C, Sociology of American Indian music. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: 1/2 inch videotape:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America--California--Music, Tolowa Indians --Music, Yurok...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Rees, Helen; Widman, John; Adler, Supeena Insee
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Highlights of an event held at UCLA on May 23, 2015 to celebrate the recent restoration of UCLA's collection of Thai musical instruments. The instruments were restored by Dr. Supeena Insee Adler, who also led the ensemble performance. These instruments, including some of the finest outside of Thailand, had previously remained silent for three decades.
Topics: Music--Thailand, Musical instruments--Thailand
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by Johnson, Edith; Romero, Brenda M., 1949-; Schwartz, Gail
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Note : Sync loss and break in picture during the first minute. Description : Edited version of fieldwork done by Edith Johnson, Brenda Romero and Gail Schwartz for Amy Catlin's Field and Lab class in 1987. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Edith Johnson, Brenda Romero, and Gail Schwartz. The copyright holders have given University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: californialightandsound, Cahuilla Indians--California, Southern--Music
Description : Traditional music of native Northwest California: brush dance, feather dance, and gambling songs. Discussion and performances by Loren Bommelyn (Tolowa), Aileen Figueroa (Yurok), Joy Sundberg (Yurok) and Charlotte Heth (Cherokee). Recorded at the UCLA Media Engineering Center on April 12, 1976, during the class session of UCLA Music 153C, Sociology of American Indian music. Series Title : [United States, California, Los Angeles, Tolowa and Yurok, April 12, 1976] Source : 3 Tapes...
Topics: californialightandsound, Indians of North America--California--Music, Tolowa...
Description : UCLA Music of Mexico Ensemble and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Nati Cano, director. The legendary Los Angeles-based Nati Cano (1990 NEA National Heritage Fellow) revolutionized the mariachi sound by blending older, traditional rhythms of mariachi with harmonies of USA and Mexican popular music. The UCLA Music of Mexico ensemble began in the 1960s, making it one of the first mariachi groups to be formed in an academic university setting. The influence of UCLA...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--Mexico, Cano, Nati, 1933-, Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano,...
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell; Merrill-Mirsky, Carol
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Shows annual celebration in Jamaica, January 6, by the Maroons, descendants of Africans brought to Jamaica by the Spanish in the 17th century. The singing, dancing, and festivities commemorate the ancestral leader Kojo and his victory over the British in 1738-39.
Topics: Cudjoe, d. 1744., Maroons--Music., Festivals--Jamaica--Accompong.
Note : Low audio level as recorded. Description : Channel 13 (KCOP), "In Studio," December 26, 1987. Amy Catlin and Haing S. Ngor (1940-1996) appear. Haing S. Ngor won Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "The Killing Fields" at the 57th Annual Academy Awards in 1985. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-032 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cambodian Americans--California--Music, Cambodians--California--Music,...
Note : Tone heard for 10 seconds at beginning of Part 1 and periods of silence throughout. Part 2 begins and ends abruptly and contains a tone within the first 30 seconds. There is brief audio dropout in Part 3,12 seconds in. Periods of silence or very low background noise throughout Part 4. Part 5 begins abruptly. Recorder stopped at 00:23:32 for a few seconds. Part 6 has audio dropout at 00:05:29 and 00:40:56. Periods of silence or very low background noise throughout. Begins and ends...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Nightclubs--California--San Francisco
Source: 7 Tapes of 7 : 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Black Oak Arkansas (Musical group); Emerson, Lake and Palmer
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Note : Some occasional audio dropout as on original tape. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Emerson, Lake and Palmer and Black Oak Arkansas at California Jam, Part 3. On April 6, 1974, 200,000 music fans descended on the Ontario Motor Speedway (Ontario, California) for one of the last rock festivals of the era: California Jam. The event featured Rare Earth, Earth Wind and Fire, the Eagles with guest Jackson Browne, Seals and Crofts, Black Oak Arkansas,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Rock music, Rock music festivals--California, Black Oak Arkansas (Musical...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Loza, Steven Joseph
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Note : Video dropouts, color setup changed throughout program. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. Presentations of fieldwork projects on subjects within the Los Angeles music community, including interviews with disc jockey "Hollywood" Hamilton, broadcaster Dr. Demento, musician Tito Larriva (The Plugz), pre-Columbian percussionist Luis Perez Ixoneztli, and a study of teenagers from local Los Angeles high schools. Source : 1...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Loza, Steven Joseph
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Cox, Bette Yarbrough
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Call Number : Item 2009.01_omvt008 Description : Classical and jazz violinist Emma Smock-Shipp, best known as Ginger Smock, interviewed by Bette Yarbrough Cox, February 24, 1983. Part of Cox's Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) series, Musical Heroes and Heroines in the Black Community of Southern California. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Bette Yarbrough Cox. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, African American...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Hodel, Brian
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Note : Warning - audio of part 2 is mostly inaudible throughout. Audio of part 3 is mostly inaudible until 01:23:48, then it is very loud. Description : Raw footage of the recruitment video directed by Prof. Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy (the Dept. of Ethnomusicology’s founding chair), and produced and edited by Brian Hodel in 1989. It features interviews with and performances by: Valeriu Apan, James Makubuya, Katherine Vaughn, Ric Alviso, Tim Rice, Wanda Bryant, Paulette Gershen, Edith Johnson,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnomusicologists--California--Los Angeles--Interviews,...
Description : Afro-Cuban Ensemble, Francisco Aguabella, Director. The legendary Los-Angeles based Francisco Aguabella (1925-2010) (1992 NEA National Heritage Fellow) was a sacred drummer of the Santeria religion who left Cuba in the 1950s to work with dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham on the movie "Mambo." He went on to perform with Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Eddie Palmieri, Carlos Santana, the Doors and many others. Aguabella was featured in the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Conga music, Santeria music, Aguabella, Francisco, Music--Africa,...
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by McClain, Margy; Dunin, Elsie Ivancich
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Description : Tamburitza in Los Angeles: Biser. Videotape by Margy McClain and Elsie Ivancich Dunin. Interviewer: Margy McClain. Video taping: Susan Amon, Michelle Breger, Mike Campa, Elsie Dunin. Audio Assistant: Mark Forry. Copyright 1978 by Margy McClain and Elsie Ivancich Dunin. Supported by the Jazz, Folk and Ethnic Music Program of the National Endowment for the Arts. Biser Tamburitza Orchestra: Chuck Sabolic, Joe Matacic, Lex Ellesin. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Tambura (Fretted lute) music, Music--California--Los Angeles,...
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by Parnes, Irwin
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Description : Concert at the University of Judaism, featuring a variety of folk dance ensembles, January 8, 1995. Tape 1: Introduction -- Scandia Dances Tape 2: Clog Dances -- Fiddle Tape 3: Hwa Yi Tape 4: Sephardic Flamenco Tape 5: Black Ballet Jazz Tape 6: Inca Peruvian Tape 7: Beverly Hills Cotillion Tape 8: Scots Tape 9: Shazula Boot Dancers Tape 10: Gypsy Dance Tapes 1-9, two camera angles, one from the balcony (or mezzanine), the other from the orchestra. Tape 10 orchestra camera only....
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk dance music--California, Folk dancing--California, Parnes, Irwin
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Description : Guest lecture by Gerald Wilson in Ethnomusicology CM112/212, Music of African Americans in California, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 424 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Music, Jazz, Wilson, Gerald, 1918-2014,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Description : Guest lecture by Clora Bryant in Ethnomu CM112/212 Music of African Americans in California (Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje). Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 529 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Music, Jazz, Trumpet music (Jazz), Women...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Note : First 42 minutes is lecture, followed by a 20 minute video shown in class, and then 30 minutes of Q&A. Description : Guest lecture by Bette Cox in M110A, African American Musical Heritage, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of : 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 491 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cox, Bette Yarbrough, Central Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.), DjeDje,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Borofsky, Jonathan; Glassman, Gary
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Description : Prisoners. Animation by Megan Williams. Music by Ed Tomney. Editing by Gary Glassman. Produced and directed by Jonathan Borofsky and Gary Glassman. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music in prisons--California, Arts in prisons--California,...
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by Garfias, Robert; Margolis, Garry
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Date : 196u Note : Parts 3-5 are silent. Series Title : Ethnographic film collection / University of California, Los Angeles. Ethnomusicology Archive. Description : I Wayan Gandera and Tjokorda Mas, UCLA, 1960s. Recorded by Garry Margolis and Robert Garfias. Additional Description : Note from filmmaker Gary Margolis on October 22, 2016: "I ordered [a] Bell & Howell Film camera with an AC motor and a 400’ magazine, and I had it modified with a sound synchronizing generator. I also...
Topics: Balinese (Indonesian people)--California--Music, Gamelan music
Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis and the Hindustani Jazz Sextet "live" at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), March 24, 1966. Night in Tunisia -- Bombay Bossa Nova -- Demonstration in 19 -- Sweet 19 -- Blues for Hari -- Turks Works Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Call Number : Collection 2000.02 AMR 272 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ellis Music Enterprises. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Buddy Collette and his band at the California Institution for Men in Chino, includes concert and short interviews after the concert. Buddy Collette, reeds; Al Viola, guitar; Al Aarons, trumpet, flugelhorn; Larry Gales, bass; Harold Jones, drums; and David Keller, manager. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music in prisons--California, Jazz, Collette, Buddy, 1921-2010, Gales,...
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by Garfias, Robert; Margolis, Garry
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Note : Grease pencil marks, hole punches, and warpage as in original film. Part 2 is silent. Part 2 duplicates Part 1 up to 00:09:03 but then cuts to different material. Series Title : Ethnographic film collection / University of California, Los Angeles. Ethnomusicology Archive. Description : Gamelan Gong Kebyar of Pangkung, Tabanan, at UCLA, 1962. Includes a performance of Kebyar Duduk danced by the choreographer, I Mario. Lead drummer is Wayan Begeg. Recorded by Garry Margolis and Robert...
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Topics: Balinese (Indonesian people)--California--Music, Gamelan gong kebyar music
Description : The oral history interview, conducted by Jacqueline Cogdell Djedje, begins with Nketia's first visits to UCLA and his assessment of the ethnomusicology program and faculty during the early 1960s. It continues with a general discussion of the evolution of the field of African ethnomusicology internationally, and with the establishment of the University of Ghana International Centre for African Music and Dance. Nketia recounts his childhood experiences in Ghana, his early exposure...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnomusicologists--California--Los Angeles--Interviews,...
Note : Audio is distorted and recorded at low level. Creases in tape from 00:03:31-00:04:12. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-028 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cambodian Americans--California--Music, Cambodians--California--Music,...
Description : Afro-Cuban Ensemble, Francisco Aguabella, Director. The legendary Los-Angeles based Francisco Aguabella (1925-2010) (1992 NEA National Heritage Fellow) was a sacred drummer of the Santeria religion who left Cuba in the 1950s to work with dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham on the movie "Mambo." He went on to perform with Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Eddie Palmieri, Carlos Santana, the Doors and many others. Aguabella was featured in the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Conga music, Santeria music, Music--Cuba, Music--Africa, Aguabella,...
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by Cox, Bette Yarbrough
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Series Title : Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) Call Number : Item 2009.01_omvt012; Item 2009.01_omvt013 Description : Interview with Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, choral conductor and actor Jester Hairston (1901-2000) by Bette Yarbrough Cox in the 1980s. Part of Cox's Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) series, Musical Heroes and Heroines in the Black Community of Southern California. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted....
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, African American...
Note : Ends abruptly. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis and the Hindustani Jazz Sextet "live" at the Lighthouse Cafe, Hermosa Beach, California, August 2, 1964. Don Ellis, trumpet; Hari Har Rao, tabla, dholak, sitar; Emil Richards, vibes; Dave Mackay, piano; Bill Plummer, bass; Ken Watson, drums. Sweet 19 -- Bombay Bossa Nova -- Free Four Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Call Number : Collection 2000.02 AMR 271 Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Nightclubs--California, Southern
Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:28. Conflicting audio in right channel throughout. Additional Title : Arts-In-Corrections Description : An Impact Production, 1982. Interviews with inmates, correctional officers, instructors, Arts in Corrections coordinators, Bill Cleveland, Director, Arts in Corrections, State of California and Ruth Rushen, Director, Department of Corrections, State of California. Music and art created by inmates in the California prison system. Produced by Eric Thiermann, Mark...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music in prisons--California, Arts in prisons--California,...
Description : Mike Seeger performs, talks about, and plays recordings that trace the sounds that evolved in the southern US, from the 17th century - unaccompanied voice, fiddle, quills, Jew's harp, and percussion - to the early 20th century and the harmonic sounds of the fretted banjo, guitar, and autoharp. Additional Description : For additional information about Mike Seeger please see http://mikeseeger.info Collection : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Source : 2 Tapes of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk songs, English--Appalachian Region, Southern, Folk music--Appalachian...
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Note : Part 1 is audio only (camera guys talking) until expected content begins at 00:02:45. Audio levels are low in all parts, as in original recording. Description : Trumpeter John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (1917-1993), along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. Although noted for his on and off-stage clowning, Gillespie endured as one of the founding fathers of the Afro-Cuban &/or Latin Jazz tradition. Influenced by Bauza, known as...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, African Americans--Music, DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell, Gillespie,...
Description : Afro-Cuban Ensemble, Francisco Aguabella, Director. The legendary Los-Angeles based Francisco Aguabella (1925-2010) (1992 NEA National Heritage Fellow) was a sacred drummer of the Santeria religion who left Cuba in the 1950s to work with dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham on the movie "Mambo." He went on to perform with Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Eddie Palmieri, Carlos Santana, the Doors and many others. Aguabella was featured in the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Conga music, Santeria music, Music--Africa, Music--Cuba, Aguabella,...
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by Cox, Bette Yarbrough
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Call Number : Item 2009.01_omf036 Description : Bette Cox home movie, includes footage of family dogs and Bette dancing with a family friend, "Jimmy." Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Bette Yarbrough Cox. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles, Cox, Bette Yarbrough, home...
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by Sene, Emily
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Call Number : Collection 1999.01 OMR 025 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description : Juanjo Dominguez is a prominent Argentine guitarist, known especially for his virtuosity of tango music. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program led to the formation of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music in prisons--California, Guitar music, California Institution for...
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by Sene, Emily
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Date: 19uu Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape Call Number:  Collection 1999.01 OMR 073 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Jews--Music, Sephardim--Music, Sene, Emily, Documentaries and factual works
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Description : Harry Partch (1973). Directed by Stephen Pouliot. Producer: Betty Freeman. Camera: John Monsour, William Crain. Musical Direction: Danlee Mitchell. Sound Recordist: Mark Hoffman. Assistant to Patrch: James Aitkenhead. Conductor: Jack Logan. Executive Producers: Saul Rubin, Elaine Attias. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videocassette Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Partch, Harry, 1901-1974
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by Ellis, Don
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Note : Starts abruptly. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] Description : Don Ellis "live" in Anaheim, May 10, 1977 Tape 1: Don Ellis Electric Orchestra Tape 2: Future Feature -- Go No Go Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Call Number : Collection 2000.02 AMR 045, Collection 2000.02 AMR 155 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Ellis Music Enterprises. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Nightclubs--California, Southern
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Additional Title : William James Association: I. Reed 12/4/79 #1 Description : Ishmael Reed, author and activist, December 4th, 1979 at the California Medical Facility, Vacaville. Reed is the winner of the MacArthur Fellowship (genius award), the L.A. Times Robert Kirsch Lifetime Achievement Award and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Award. He has been nominated for a Pulitzer and finalist for two National Book Awards and is Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. The...
Topics: californialightandsound, Arts in prisons--California, William James Association, California Medical...
Series Title : Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) Call Number : Item 2009.01_omvt006; Item 2009.01_omvt008 Description : William Marcel "Buddy" Collette (1921-2010), tenor saxophonist, flautist and clarinetist, interviewed by Bette Yarbrough Cox. Part of Cox's Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) series, Musical Heroes and Heroines in the Black Community of Southern California. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, African American...
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by Sene, Emily
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Call Number : Collection 1999.01 OMR 065 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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by McClain, Margy; Dunin, Elsie Ivancich
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Description : Tamburitza in Los Angeles: The Crlenica [Crljenica] Family. Videotape by Margy McClain and Elsie Ivancich Dunin. Interviewer: Margy McClain. Video taping: Susan Amon. Video Editing Consultant: Richard Fauman. Audio Assistant: Mark Forry. Supported by the Jazz, Folk and Ethnic Music Program of the National Endowment for the Arts. Copyright 1978 by Margy McClain and Elsie Ivancich Dunin. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Rights are owned by Margy McClain and Elsie...
Topics: californialightandsound, Tambura (Fretted lute) music, Music--California--Los Angeles,...
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by Loza, Steven Joseph
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Description : Rudy Salas, lead guitarist and songwriter for Tierra, and David Reyes, author of "Land of a Thousand Dances: Chicano Rock 'n' Roll from Southern California," guest lecture in Ethnomusicology 115, Professor Steve Loza, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection Call Number : Collection 2002.01 Item 129 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mexican Americans--Music, Rock music, Music--California--Los Angeles,...
Note : Some picture breakup and loud background noise recorded in original tape. Description : Interviews with inmates in the Arts-in-Corrections program, including Vern McKee. McKee is credited with being the inspiration behind the Arts-in-Corrections program. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prisons--California--Songs and music, Prisoners' songs--California, Music...
Note : No picture until 00:30:00. Dropout and picture breaks during the first few minutes. Additional Title : Spring Concert: East Africa / Japan (Pt. 1) Description : Music and Dance of Uganda: James Makuubuya, Director; Music and Dance of Japan: Ikuko Yuge, Director; Mariachi UCLA: Nati Cano, Director. Collection : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videocassette Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--Mexico, Mariachi, Music--Japan, Music--Africa, East, Cano, Nati,...
Series Title : Black Experience as Expressed through Music (BEEM) Call Number : Item 2009.01_omvt001; Item 2009.01_omvt002 Description : Tape 1: Pianist Florence Cadrez ''Tiny'' Brantley, secretary of the Musicians Protective Union Local 767, interviewed by Bette Cox. Tape 2: Images accompanying the interview. Part of Cox's Black Experience Expressed through Music (BEEM) series, Musical Heroes and Heroines in the Black Community of Southern California. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--California--Los Angeles--Music, African American...
Note : Ends abruptly. Description : Mike Seeger describes his experience preparing the brief historical essay for his recent Smithsonian Folkways CD, Early Southern Guitar Sounds (SFW 40157, released in 2007). The process included contacting independent scholars, instrument makers and collectors, and string manufacturers, as well as consulting books on southern history and musical instrument manufacturing. Seeger illustrated the talk with recorded and performed examples of Southern guitar...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk songs, English--Appalachian Region, Southern, Folk music--Appalachian...
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by Harney, Greg; Cosel, William N.
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Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Music Shed at Tanglewood: The Don Ellis Orchestra and Judy Collins; 1968 Berkshire Festival at Tanglewood: Contemporary Trends; N.E.T. Festival. N.E.T. Festival was a PBS television program. The acclaimed series covered the arts, featuring stage performances and cultural profiles. Greg Harney, Executive Producer; William Cosel, Producer-Director. A production of WGBH-TV, Boston. Call Number : 2003.05-009 Collection Guide...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ellis, Don, Don Ellis Orchestra, Collins, Judy, 1939-, Berkshire Music...
Note : Video artifacts from 00:19:00-00:21:30 due to deterioration of original tape. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis at the Concord Jazz Festival (Concord, California), 1969. The Don Ellis Orchestra with Patti Allen, vocals. Performing: Ferris Wheel; Bulgarian Bulge; Send My Baby Back; Black Baby; Higher; Pussywiggle Stomp. Collection Guide : Don Ellis Collection Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Jazz festivals--California, Ellis, Don, Don Ellis Orchestra, Concord...
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Series Title : Black Music and Musicians in Los Angeles Description : Interview with Richard Anthony Dedeaux (1940-2013), June 2007. This project, "Documenting Black Music in Los Angeles," was funded by the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture Artsforum and the Office of the Chancellor (a collaborative project between the UCLA Center for Oral History Research, the Department of Ethnomusicology, and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies), 2006-2007. Jacqueline...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American poets--California--Interviews, African American...
Note : Part 1 begins with approximately one minute of audience noise in darkened auditorium. Part 2 program begins at 00:00:46. Part 3 ends with approximately one minute of audience noise in darkened auditorium. Description : 42nd Annual International Folk Dance Festival at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, January 7, 1989. Performances include: U.S.A. Footloose Cloggers -- Majikina Honryu Dance Co. -- Grupo Folclorico Fiesta Mexicana -- Gesundheit Dancers -- Chinese Folk Dance Assn. of San...
Topics: californialightandsound, Folk dance music--California, Folk dancing--California, Parnes, Irwin
Note : Warble at the beginning of Part 2. Part 3 ends abruptly. Part 4 begins abruptly. Series Title : [United States, jazz, 1934-1978] / Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis "live" in San Luis Obispo, California, February 4, 1972. Evening concert. Tape 1: 1) “Final Analysis," 01:01-17:09, feat. Jim Sawyer (trombone), Milcho Leviev (keyboard), Don Ellis (trumpet), Ralph Humphrey, Ron Dunn (drums), Lee Pastora (congas). 2) “K.C. Blues” (by Charlie Parker, Arr. Don Ellis),...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy
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Note : Program begins at 00:03:49 on Part 1. Blooming, compressed white levels in both stage lights and natural sunlight. Dropouts and head switching as on original tape. Description : Thai Traditional Festival, Barnsdall Park, Hollywood, California, April 26, 1986. Additional Description : Additional notes on Part 1 from Amy Caitlin-Jairazbhoy on October 24, 2016: 00:00:00 -- Thai Traditions Festival, Barnsdall Park. Tepha Thai ensemble from Wat Thai, North Hollywood. 00:33:10 -- Amy Catlin...
Topics: Thai Americans--California--Music, Thais--California--Music, Dance--Thailand, Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Description : Guest lecture by Jester Hairston in Ethnomusicology 91P, Music of African-Americans, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje, on November 5, 1992. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 168 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Music, Gospel music, Gospel music--California, Gospel...
Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-057 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video
Series Title : California Arts-In-Corrections Program, 1983-2009 Description : Includes Arnold and Ahneva from One-on-One by video artist, Wendy Clark. One on One (1991) is a series of video dialogues between prisoners at the California Institution for Men in Chino and members of the Crenshaw business community and the Church in Ocean Park in Santa Monica. They were taped by Clarke throughout 1991. The 15 prisoners who volunteered were all nearing release and were in a video class taught by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Arts in prisons--California, Video art, HIV-positive persons--California,...
Call Number : Item 2015.02_OMVT-069 Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video
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by Performing Artists and Speaker Series at Alfred University
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Additional Title : In Discussion Description : "In Discussion" a joint production of Alfred University and Alfred State College. Liberal Arts students Bob Popkin and Mike Richardson interview Don Ellis at Alfred University, Alfred, N.Y. Produced by Performing Artists and Speaker Series at Alfred University. Directed by Tim Rohan. Assistant Director: Joan Goodemote. Host, John Marshall, Alfred University. Faculty Consultant, Gary Muck, Alfred University. Faculty Advisor: Jerry A....
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don, Marshall, John, Popkin, Bob, Richardson, Mike
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Note : Digital artifacts and dropout in audio, and overexposed in some sections, as on original tape. Additional Title : Archiving Filipino American Music in Los Angeles (AFAMILA): documenting Filipino American expressive culture in Los Angeles Series Title : Archiving Filipino American Music In Los Angeles, AFAMILA Description : For nearly 3 centuries, the Acapulco-Manila Galleon was the catalyst to many cultural, religious, artistic, and linguistic crossovers between Mexico and the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Filipino Americans--Music, Filipinos--Music, Music--Philippines,...
Note : Ends abruptly. Description : Lupo the Butcher. A Danny Antonucci Cartuna. International Rocketship Limited, 1985. Gary Schwartz Animation Reel. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program...
Topics: californialightandsound, Arts in prisons--California, Animated films, Computer animation films,...
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by Parnes, Irwin
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Note : Imbalanced, distorted sound. Description : Congo Square, New Orleans -- Cake Walk -- Down South Camp Meeting -- His Eye is on the Sparrow -- Black Magic -- Charleston -- Taparama -- Lindy Hop & Big Apple -- Frankie & Johnny -- Fad Dances 1960s & 1970s) -- The Radio -- Hip Hop. Gindi Auditorium, University of Judaism, February 2, 1991. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 3/4 inch videotape Call Number : Item 2005.02_AMVT-026 - Item 2005.02_AMVT-027 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, African American dance, Jazz dance, Parnes, Irwin, Whitmore, Chester
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by Torres, David (Pianist)
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Note : Breakup at beginning of tape, and video dropouts throughout. Description : Ethnomusicology M115, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles, Professor Steve Loza. David Torres (d. 2013), pianist, musical director and chief arranger for the Poncho Sanchez Latin jazz band, speaks about growing up in East Los Angeles and his journey to Latin jazz; includes a demonstration/performance on Latin jazz. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Latin jazz, Torres, David (Pianist)
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by DjeDje, Jacqueline Cogdell
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Description : Guest lecture by Prof. Albert McNeil, ESM 91P, Music of African-Americans, Professor Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm video Call Number : Collection 2002.1 Item 141 Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection 1961- Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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Series Title : California Arts-In-Corrections Program, 1983-2009 Description : News story on Arts-in-Corrections by KOVR13 News. The William James Association Prison Arts Project (PAP) began as a pilot project in 1977 at the California Medical Facility at Vacaville, with funding provided by the San Francisco Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. The success of this initial program led to the formation of...
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Note : Part 3 has extremely low audio levels, as on original tape as well as break-up at 00:10:27 and 00:12:43. Description : Tito Puente (1923-2000)--percussionist, bandleader, composer and arranger--was a UCLA Regents' lecturer in 1994. Puente was a regular at the Hollywood Palladium and the Zenda Ballroom in Los Angeles. He was also a regular in the San Francisco Bay Area, playing at venues like Sweet's Ballroom in Oakland. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (north side of the 6900...
Topics: californialightandsound, Latin jazz, Popular music--California, Popular music--Cuba, Puente, Tito,...